Ryder Cup: Europe captain Thomas Bjorn gets tattoo on bottom after victory over USA

Bjorn sticks to his promise and gets a Ryder Cup tattoo

Some promises you just have to keep, even though you wish you had stayed quiet.

It has taken three months but Europe's Ryder Cup-winning captain Thomas Bjorn has stuck to his word and finally got a tattoo - on his backside.

The Dane made the pledge of getting inked "on a part that only Grace [his girlfriend] will see" if his side beat the USA - and they did not let him down, regaining the trophy with a 17½-10½ victory in France in September.

In the players' WhatsApp group, England's Ian Poulter called itexternal-link "extra motivation", while Spaniard Sergio Garcia pondered whether it would be "numbers or an image".

Though Bjorn wanted only his girlfriend to see, the evidence has been revealed after a visit to the parlour...

Thomas Bjorn gets the result of the 2018 Ryder Cup tattooed on his bottom
The proof
Thomas Bjorn
The end product

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